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[Chum-On]

Description: Photograph of Chum-On, John Todd Willis Jr.'s dog. He sits panting on the grass in front of a large building.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[Clara Willis Holding John Todd Willis, Jr.]

Description: Photograph of Clara E. Willis holding her son, John Todd Willis, Jr. She has a gauze veil on her head, and the baby has only a blanket. She looks down at him. The photograph is housed in a brown folder which opens up and was probably meant to be used for presenting it in a household.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

[Envelope to Clara Willis]

Description: Envelope addressed to Clara Willis on May 26, 1925. A note on the back claims it held letters concerning Nancy Claire Willis.
Date: May 26, 1925
Item Type: Text

[The Evans and Kendrick Families]

Description: Photograph of friends from two families, the Evanses and the Kendricks, seated together and posed for a portrait. Pictured from left to right are Sarah Elizabeth Evans, Sue Kendrick, James M. Kendrick (the child standing in front), Maria Evans Sleeper, Charles Evans, Sr., and Blanche Kendrick holding Charles E. Kendrick in her lap.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph

[Family Portrait at the Parker Home]

Description: Photograph of a group of women seated together for a portrait on the porch of Robert Henry Parker's home in Abilene, Texas. Sitting on the first row are Lavinia Parker McDaniel and Nellie Parker Davis Jack. On the second row are Hallie Parker Adams, Sallie Ann Clarke Parker (wife of Robert Henry Parker and matriarch of those around her), and Bettie Parker Kelly. On the top row are Sallie Ann Parker Willis (wife of Thomas Middlebrook Willis), Neva Parker Woodward, and Margaret "Mag" Parker Field Cox.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph

[Floyd Arnold "Jim" Crow and Football Team]

Description: Photograph of Floyd Arnold "Jim" Crow and a football team. The men in the first row, sitting cross legged, are, from left to right, unidentified, Ben Dean Sheats, Jack Southern, Garland Fawcett, and a man known as "Cheetah". The men in the second row are marked as Cook, Baughman, Curtis, La Grone, Marrs McLean, and Barney Hamm. Those in the last row are Jim Crow, a man known as "Deacon", Vasey, Goolachek, Mouser, Kazanas, and Lyday. Crow wears a jacket with the letter "B" on it, and Jack Southern holds a football in his lap.
Date: [1920..1930]
Item Type: Photograph

[Four Generations of the Parker Family]

Description: Photograph of four generations of the Parker family. From left to right are Sallie Ann Clarke Parker, Sallie Ann Parker Willis, Neva Willis Hudson, and an infant, Margaret Ann Hudson.
Date: 1922~
Item Type: Photograph

[A House in Hico]

Description: Photograph of a house in Hico, Texas. It is a two-story house with many spires, as well as a wrap-around porch. There are many plants, trees, and flowers in the front yard and on the steps leading up to the front door.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph

[John T. Willis, Sr. and Family]

Description: Photograph of John T. Willis, Sr., left, John Todd Willis, Jr., middle, and Clara Evans Willis, left. They stand in the snow, and are dressed accordingly. Clara Willis holds her son's hand. He and his father both look directly at the camera, while Clara Evans smiles at her son.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[John T. Willis, Sr. and Family]

Description: Photograph of John T. Willis, Sr., right, Clara E. Willis, middle, and John Todd Willis, Jr., left. They stand in the snow, and are dressed accordingly. Clara Willis holds her son's hand, and John T. Willis, Sr. appears to be holding snowballs in both of his hands. John Todd Willis, Jr. and his father both look directly at the camera, while Clara Evans looks at her husband.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[John T. Willis, Sr. and Fish]

Description: Photograph of John T. Willis, Sr. holding a 32 lbs. drum fish in Corpus Christi. Someone stands off to the right side of the picture, holding out the fish's fin. A house and car are visible in the background.
Date: July 1929
Item Type: Photograph

[John Todd Willis, Jr. and John T. Willis, Sr. Fishing]

Description: Photograph of John Todd Willis, Jr. and John T. Willis, Sr. fishing. John T. Willis, Sr. stands with his hands in his pockets, and wears a flat cap. John Todd Willis, Jr. stands in front of his father and is dipping his fishing net into the water. The creek and trees can be seen behind them.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[John Todd Willis, Jr. at Creek]

Description: Photograph of John Todd Willis, Jr. at a creek. He holds a fishing net in one hand and looks down at the water. The creek and several trees can be seen behind him.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[John Todd Willis, Jr. Baby Book]

Description: Scrapbook of photos from John Todd Willis, Jr.'s childhood. They have been pasted throughout the book on black pages, and many of them have been labeled. Photos of his relatives, by themselves and with him, can also be found in the book. Several pictures have not been pasted down. Many photos were taken at his home, 2025 Colcord Avenue.
Date: 1921/1930
Creator: Willis, Nannie Clara Evans
Item Type: Book

[John Todd Willis, Jr. Baby Book]

Description: Scrapbook of photos from John Todd Willis, Jr.'s childhood. They have been pasted throughout the book, and many of them have been labeled. In many of the photos he is being held by aunts or uncles, or playing with cousins. Several pictures have not been pasted down.
Date: 1921/1925
Creator: Willis, Clara Evans
Item Type: Book

[John Todd Willis, Jr. Baby Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook detailing the circumstances of John Todd Willis, Jr.'s birth in 1921. Newspaper articles announcing his birth, poems about having a child, and photographs of Willis as a baby are pasted into the book. In addition, his relatives, the gifts given to his parents upon his birth, his height and weight, and his firsts are all recorded in the book.
Date: 1921
Creator: Willis, Nannie Clara Evans
Item Type: Book

[John Todd Willis, Jr. on a Tree Stump]

Description: Photograph of John Todd Willis, Jr., who sits on top of a tall tree stump. He wears a flat cap and a sailor outfit. A cart being pulled by horses and several houses can be seen in the background.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph